Dr Hassan Lawal, a former minister of
Labour and Productivity has assured that
the ongoing economic policies and
decisions under President Muhammadu
Buhari will bring Nigeria out of recession.
Lawal gave the assurance on Friday in an
interview with News newsmen on the
sidelines of the maiden Keffi Polo
Tournament in Keffi, Keffi Local Government
Area of the state.
He urged Nigerians to be patient and
prayerful while President Muhammadu
Buhari strives to fix the economy
“ The policies and decisions being
undertaken by the APC-led administration
under President Muhammadu Buhari would
soon end the economic recession that has
brought hardship to the people.
“ I want to use this medium to appeal to
Nigerians to be more patient and prayerful
as President Buhari strives to fix the
economy so as to improve the standard of
living of the people.
“Sustained prayers by the adherents of the
two major religions in the country will
definitely assist the president, other elected
and appointed leaders to overcome both
economic and security challenges hindering
the growth and speedy development of the
“Nigeria is passing through a phase as most
developed countries of the world today also
passed through this phase.
“ I believe that no condition is permanent,
the economy will develop and the hardship
will no longer be there as lots of blessings
will come to the country,” he said.
Lawal also appealed to the people of the
state and Nigerians to bury their differences
and unite for the overall development of the
The former minister stressed the need for
Nigerians to be united and live in peace with
one another, adding that “ without peace
and unity, socio-economic development will
continue to elude any society.’’
“ History has shown that countries that
make progress are those whose communities
live in peace with each other,’’ he added.
He also commended Alhaji Ahmed Wadada,
a former House of Representatives member,
for the establishment of a polo ranch in
Lawal said the project would bring
development closer to the people of the area
and the state at large as well as create
“ The establishment of a polo ranch in Keffi
by Hon. Wadada is a very good development
not only for Keffi but for Nasarawa State
and Nigeria at large.
“ We are very happy and proud of
Hon.Wadada for establishing the polo ranch
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